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Compaq Portable III

My Compaq Portable III (added to my collection in 1998)

  • 80286 – 12mhz
  • 4608KB RAM (4mb on AST SixPak 286 ISA card)
  • 40GB HD (OnTrack BIOS Overlay)
  • 3.5″ 1.44MB Floppy (1/3 height from Pentium II era Compaq-Deskpro)
  • 3com 10Base-T ISA Ethernet card
  • 2400bps internal modem
  • MS-DOS 6.22, MS-NET 3, Windows 3.1, MS-Word 2.0

Frayed keyboard cable was repaired with heat-shrink tubing, should stabilize and protect the frayed cable.




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